Public Writings

Interview with Gerald Horne: “What the Left Today Can Learn From Paul Robeson,” Public Books, February 28, 2017.

Interview with Erik S. McDuffie: “On Louise Little, the Mother of Malcolm X,” Black Perspectives, February 9, 2017.

Madam C.J. Walker wasn’t just a positive force for African Americans. She also pioneered global black activism,” Timeline, February 8, 2017.

The most important black woman sculptor of the 20th century deserves more recognition,” Timeline, February 2, 2017.

This unheralded woman actually organized the Montgomery bus boycott,” Timeline, January 19, 2017.

52 years ago, this speech changed the course of black voting rights in America,” Timeline, August 23, 2016.

Mothers of The Movement, Police Violence and Black Women’s Activism,” Huffington Post, July 28, 2016.

White supremacists have been funding black activists’ ‘Back to Africa’ movements for centuries,” Timeline, July 22, 2016.

A Historical Note: Pan-African Feminist Adelaide Casely Hayford,” The Feminist Wire, March 26, 2016.

Why We Must Remember: Reflecting on the Charleston Massacre One Year Later,” Huffington Post, June 17, 2016.

Black Women’s Votes Matter,” Huffington Post, November 12, 2015.

Black Politics and Global Struggles for Freedom, We’re History, September 18, 2015.

Racial Violence and Black Nationalist Politics,” The Junto, August 18, 2015.

“’End the Autocracy of Color’: African Americans and Global Visions of Freedom,” Imperial and Global Forum, February 15, 2015.

Teaching Black Internationalism and Americanah,” Blog of the American Studies Journal, January 17, 2015.

*Selected Pieces on Black Perspectives

Writing Black Women’s Intellectual History

“‘Africa for the Africans’: Expanding the Field of Global Garveyism

Centering Black Women’s Ideas and Activism in Twentieth Century London

“‘Sold to Africa’: Remembering Patrice Lumumba

Uncovering the Silences of Black Women’s Voices in the Age of Garvey,

Not Just Another Hashtag: Reflections on the #Charlestonsyllabus

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